Then he formed a duo with Steve Faulkner (1972-1975). They performed for the last time at the Chant"Août in Quebec City. In 1976, Plume started a solo career and became one of the most influential names in Quebec counterculture.
In 1982 he associates with Offenbach and produces the album À fond d"train.
After his filmed biography, Ô rage électrique, Plume presented his show Show d"à diable in 1984, in which he makes his official but not definitive goodbye to the singer career. He then focused on painting and writing.
He published many of his songs texts and a story book In 1980 the Montreal Gazette described him as "the French Frank Zappa".